That Time the US Built a Flying Aircraft Carrier

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

That Time the US Built a Flying Aircraft Carrier

Thursday, 5 April

Nowadays airships are seen as historical relics or novelties meant to fly overhead during sports games. However, not so long ago, the US military thought airships might be the future of warfare. Today the guys delve into the strange history of the USS Akron, an airship designed not just to carry human beings -- but to carry planes as well. Learn more about the construction of the Akron (and why it's not aloft today). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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